Guided Walk: Scafell Pike - England's Highest Peak

© John Hodgson

5 September 2019

A magnificent walk to the summit of England's highest peak. Ascend by Sty Head and the Corridor route and return by Grains Gill.

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  • Starts from: Seathwaite Farm car park, Borrowdale at 09:30 am
    see start point descriptions here.
  • Grid reference: NY 2352 1225
  • Price: Adult £15, child free
  • Parking charges apply
  • Length: 15.0 km, 9.3 miles
  • Total ascent: 1012 m (cumulative height from start point to finish point).
  • Highest point: 978 m
  • Duration: 8.0 hours
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Grade description: Long, full-day mountain walks of 10 – 19 km (6 – 12 miles). Expect sustained, occasionally very steep ascents and descents over loose, slippery rocky ground. Possibly some scrambling. A high level of fitness and stamina is required. If in doubt, we strongly recommend trying a hard grade walk first. Not suitable for children with limited experience of fell walking.

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